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Guildhall Museum

17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 332900
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Interesting museum and great value .... it's FREE

We had limited time to visit this museum and could easily have taken longer. The staff were helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter L
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Comfortable couple of hours.

The Guildhall Museum is a place of mainly local interest. Being in an interesting and old building... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ge0ffcat
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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“local history” (36 reviews)
“charles dickens” (53 reviews)
“second building” (13 reviews)
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17 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
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+44 1634 332900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had limited time to visit this museum and could easily have taken longer. The staff were helpful and pleasant. I think this is a place you could go back to many times and still find items of interest. Well done Rochester.

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guildhall Museum is a place of mainly local interest. Being in an interesting and old building puts it in at ease with the exhibits. It gives most people a taste of the history associated with Rochester and the rest of the Medway Towns. It...More

Thank ge0ffcat
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

great place did some exploring nice museum with friendly staff only too eager to help and free entry

Thank startom121
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

I wandered into the Guildhall Museum, a free site, and was quite impressed by the collections of Maritime History,. Military History, and a little about economics through the ages. The museum has some good interactive exhibits for children, a decent collection of uniforms and weapons,...More

Thank stephenfM8666BK
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This place is not only beautiful for his historical building, but it's also very well managed. I've really enjoyed especially the part about the naval prisons. There are really a lot of interesting things to discover here. It's also quite big and free!

Thank corny-jr
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit and it is free too. Lots of interesting artefact. The high street is great to walk down lots of nice shops and restaurants too . Tiny Tim's is well worth a visit very friendly.

Thank _godding53
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This local museum had so much of interest to me and covered many aspects of the area's history. Every room was well planned and there was a wealth of objects to see and information to read.The hulks exhibit was especially good. I really enjoyed the...More

Thank WWalks
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Lovely Staff and plenty to see. My Daughters Favourite bit is the CCTV cameras, which let her see for miles

Thank loujacksam
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Discovered this little gem while walking around during the Dickens Festival. For a Free Museum it is very very good! Using two separate buildings there is a lot of history aswell as some well themed areas which makes it even more great. Like I said...More

Thank Ben M
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

On the back of reviews we decided to pop - the staff were friendly and welcoming and gave recommendations about what to see in the limited time we had available (only 30 mins until closing time). As we had a 6 year old with us...More

Thank Kathy100London
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Val B
8 December 2016|
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It's great you enjoyed the exhibition! We have sent you a private message with details of how you can get some more information. Look forward to hearing from you.
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